Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide To The Objects Of Warfare

by Dorling Dk Publishing

Dorling Kindersley | September 17, 2012 | Hardcover

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From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success — or defeat.

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare covers the iconic weapons, armor, equipment, and battles that have defined war through the ages, showing the impact of changes in military technology on the very fabric of history.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 448 pages, 12.13 × 10.13 × 1.32 in

Published: September 17, 2012

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0756698383

ISBN - 13: 9780756698386

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Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide To The Objects Of Warfare

Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide To The Objects Of Warfare

by Dorling Dk Publishing

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 448 pages, 12.13 × 10.13 × 1.32 in

Published: September 17, 2012

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0756698383

ISBN - 13: 9780756698386

About the Book

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles, this definitive guide shows the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror. Organized chronologically and by key military technology.

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From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success — or defeat.

Following in the footsteps of DK's esteemed military history titles Military History is the definitive guide to the development of battlefield technology through the ages, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the War on Terror.

Organized chronologically and by key military technology, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare covers the iconic weapons, armor, equipment, and battles that have defined war through the ages, showing the impact of changes in military technology on the very fabric of history.

Editorial Reviews

"The lavishly illustrated Military History follows in the DK tradition of providing high-quality, image-rich, and data-filled guide books. [I]t is the next best thing to going to a museum to see these items for yourself." – Armchair General Magazine